A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Homer in Alaska. The temblor was detected at 02:29:19 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak15173575. Event ids that are associated: ak15173575. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 11:29:19 / January 27, 2017 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.4 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -151.9737 West, latitude 59.4809 North, depth = 46.4 km.
Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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